Higher Education Funding

Here you will find the Forecast and Historical General Revenue Distributions for the Arkansas Public Institutions of Higher Education. These charts show the General Revenue distributed (or in the case of forecast, expected to be distributed) to Arkansas's Public Institutions of Higher Education.

General Revenue Data

There are two models that determine Higher Education funding in the state of Arkansas. The state uses a Need-Based Model in tandem with a Performance Based Model. The Department of Higher Education is tasked with making recommendations to state lawmakers regarding budgets of public institutions of higher education. For a full detailed look at these recommendations, you can view our budget recommendations archive.

Archive of Budget Recommendation Manuals